Headlines From China: Chinese Film ‘Cliff Walkers’ Screened in Australian Capital

Chinese Film ‘Cliff Walkers’ Screened in Australian Capital

The Chinese blockbuster “Cliff Walkers” was screened in the Australian National University (ANU) on Wednesday evening. Carol Keil, president of the Australia China Friendship Society ACT Branch, was invited to watch the film. She has watched other Zhang Yimou’s films including “The Road Home” and “Red Sorghum.” “Any cultural event which has Australians and Chinese together promotes more understanding,” she said. Read more China.org.cn

Will Beijing’s Gaming Crackdown Affect Luxury?

Despite raising $3.8 billion in South Korea’s biggest initial public offering this year, Krafton’s shares fell sharply on its trading debut. Tencent is backing the group behind global hit “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” China’s most popular game. Krafton also relies heavily on the Chinese internet group to distribute PUBG in the country. The mobile version of the 2017 game, which features players fighting to the death on a remote island, has now achieved more than 1 billion downloads. Read more Jing Daily